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Bemis Truss Bridge (1907-2016)

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Shavers Fork Cheat River Thru Truss CR22

Photo taken by Brian McKee 7-6-2011

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BH Photo #203638

Map 

Description 

Temporary bridge was being installed downstream of old bridge at end of April 2016. Old bridge was gone end of June 2016. New bridge was under construction September 2016.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Shavers Fork Cheat River on CR 22
Location
Randolph County, West Virginia
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1907, Replaced 2016
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 128.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.80757, -79.73772   (decimal degrees)
38°48'27" N, 79°44'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/609599/4296179 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glady
Inventory number
BH 35510 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 45.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
60

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2017: Updated by Brian Powell: tweak name to match DOH usage
  • September 21, 2016: Updated by Wayne Johnson: Bridge has been replaced.
  • June 9, 2016: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed coordinates
  • July 7, 2011: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brian Powell
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com